A world-class city, Washington, D.C., showcases a variety of international and regional cuisines.
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Unique cuisine served in the back of a bookstore. Open late every night, all night Friday and Saturday.
Amma Vegetarian Kitchen
3291 M St. NW
Everything for the vegan. South Indian cuisines.
Annie's Paramount Steakhouse
1609 17th St. NW
An easygoing steakhouse. An institution among the District's gay residents.
1751 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Great sandwiches. Closed on the weekends and evenings.
2442 18th St. NW
West African cuisine and ambiance. Features live music six nights a week.
1134 19th St. NW
Asian fare, including Thai delicacies, noodles, lemongrass-grilled specialties and sashimi.
1343 Connecticut Ave. NW
Caribbean and Latin influences dominate this tasty menu. Open until 2 a.m. during the week and 3 a.m. weekends. Closed Sundays.
Cafe la Ruche
1039 31st St. NW
Relaxing, with inexpensive, lighter fare. It has been a fixture since 1974.
1847 14th St. NW
Draws its inspiration from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Try the ahi tuna with pan-fried noodles.
Cashion's Eat Place
1819 Columbia Rd. NW
Upscale new American and fusion cuisines. Dinner only and Sunday brunch. Closed Monday.
1513 17th St. NW
Cybercafe with good coffee, bagels and the usual artsy snacks.
2453 18th St. NW
A step up from a traditional diner, but still offers down-home cooking. Open 24 hours.
District Chophouse & Brewery
509 7th St. NW
For the meat-and-potatoes crowd, a full grill menu and great 1920s-style music.
1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Good seafood in a relaxed atmosphere.